Filipe Pereira Killed by Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

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Category: Police - County
Old Crime Scene Address:
8000 Voltaire Court E
Mapping Police Violence:

Police were called about 9:15 p.m. to a home where a boyfriend and girlfriend had gotten into an argument. The man had allegedly battered the woman and fired a shot into a couch. The woman got out and called 911. Officers ordered him out using loudspeakers, but the man refused. Filipe Pereira came out, approached the officers, and reached into his right rear pocket where there was a firearm, and six officers shot and killed him. A gun was reportedly found in Pereira's back pocket.

Victim's Name: Filipe Pereira

Agency Responsible: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office

Gender: Male

Race: White

Date of Death: May 3, 2020

County: Duval

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5772

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